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Ivotuk ATLAS field site north slope Alaska

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Artic Transitions in the Land Atmosphere System (ATLAS)

Publications

Refereed papers

Beringer, J., A.H. Lynch, F.S. Chapin, III, M. Mack, and G.B. Bonan. 2001. The representation of arctic soils in the Land Surface Model (LSM): The importance of mosses. J. Climate 14:3324-3335.

Beringer, J., N.J. Tapper, F.S. Chapin, III, I. McHugh, A.H. Lynch, M. Serreze, and A. Slater. 2001. Impact of arctic treeline on synoptic climate. Geophysical Research Letters 28:4247.

Niemelä, P., F.S. Chapin, III, K. Danell, and J.P. Bryant. 2001. Animal-mediated responses of boreal forest to climatic change. Climatic Change 48:427-440.

Rupp, T.S., F.S. Chapin, III, and A.M. Starfield. 2001. Modeling the influence of topographic barriers on treeline advance at the forest-tundra ecotone in northwestern Alaska. Climatic Change 48:399-416.

Sturm, M., J.P. McFadden, G.E. Liston, F.S. Chapin, III, J. Holmgren, and M. Walker. 2001. Snow-shrub interactions in arctic tundra: A hypothesis with climatic implications. Journal of Climate 14:336-344

Walker, D.A., J.G. Bockheim, F.S. Chapin, III, F.E. Nelson, and C.L. Ping. 2001. Calcium-rich tundra, wildlife, and the Mammoth Steppe. Quaternary Science Reviews 20:149-163.

In press

Amthor, J.S., J.M. Chen, J.S. Clein, S.E. Frolking, R.F. Grant, J.S. Kimball, A.W. King, A.D. McGuire, N.T. Nikolov, C.S. Potter, and S. Wang. In press. Comparing hourly, daily, monthly, and annual CO2 and water vapor exchange of a boreal forest predicted by nine ecosystem process models: Model results and relationships to measured fluxes. Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres.

Cornelissen, J. H. C., T.V. Callaghan, J.M. Alatalo, A. Michelsen, E. Graglia, A.E. Hartley, D.S. Hik, S.E. Hobbie, M.C. Press, C.H. Robinson, G.H.R. Henry, G.R. Shaver, G.K. Phoenix, D. Gwynn Jones, S. Jonasson, F.S. Chapin III, U. Molau, C. Neill, J.A. Lee, J.M. Melillo, B. Sveinbjörnsson and R. Aerts. In press. Global change in arctic ecosystems: Is lichen decline a function of vascular plant biomass? Journal of Ecology

Epstein, H.E., Chapin F.S. III, Walker, M.D., and Starfield, A.M. In press. Simulating tundra vegetation at varying levels of aggregation: An analysis of functional groupings. Oikos.

Hooper, D.U., Z.G. Cardon, F.S. Chapin, III, and M. Durant. In press. Corrected calculations for soil and ecosystem measurements of CO2 flux using the LI-COR 6200 portable photosynthesis system. Oecologia.

Lynch, A.H., McIlwaine, S., Beringer, J. and Bonan, G.B. In press. The sensitivity of a land surface model to climate change using a reduced form model. Climate Dynamics. In Press.

McGuire, A.D., M. Apps, J. Beringer, J. Clein, H. Epstein, D.W. Kicklighter, C. Wirth, J. Bhatti, F.S. Chapin III, B. de Groot, D. Efremov, W.Eugster, M Fukuda, T. Gower, L. Hinzman, B. Huntley, G.J. Jia, E. Kasischke, J. Melillo, V. Romanovsky, A. Shvidenko, E. Vaganov, and D. Walker. In press. Environmental variation, vegetation distribution, carbon dynamics, and water/energy exchange in high latitudes. Journal of Vegetation Science.

McGuire, A.D., R.A. Meier, Q. Zhuang, M. Macander, T.S. Rupp, E. Kasischke, D. Verbyla, D.W. Kicklighter, and J.M. Melillo. The role of fire disturbance, climate, and atmospheric carbon dioxide in the response of historical carbon dynamics in Alaska from 1950 to 1995: A process-based analysis with the Terrestrial Ecosystem Model. In preparation for the Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres.

McGuire, A.D., S. Sitch, J.S. Clein, R. Dargaville, G. Esser, J. Foley, M. Heimann, F. Joos, J. Kaplan, D.W. Kicklighter, R.A. Meier, J.M. Melillo, B. Moore III, I.C. Prentice, N. Ramankutty, T. Reichenau, A. Schloss, H. Tian, L.J. Williams, and U. Wittenberg. 2000. Carbon balance of the terrestrial biosphere in the twentieth century: Analyses of CO2, climate and land-use effects with four process-based ecosystem models. Global Biogeochemical Cycles. In press.

Romanovsky, V. E., and Osterkamp, T. E., Permafrost: Changes and Impacts, in: R. R. Paepe "Permafrost Response on Economic Development, Environmental Security and Natural Resource Potential", NATO -Advanced Research Workshop. In press.

Rupp, T.S., A.M. Starfield, F.S. Chapin III, and P. Duffy. In press. Modeling the impact of black spruce on the fire regime of Alaskan boreal forest. Climatic Change.

Silapaswan, C.S., D. Verbyla, and A.D. McGuire. Land cover change on the Seward Peninsula: The use of remote sensing to evaluate potential influences of climate change on historical vegetation dynamics. In preparation for the Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing.

Zhuang, Q., V.E. Romanovsky, and A.D. McGuire. In review. Incorporation of a permafrost model into a large-scale ecosystem model: Evaluation of temporal and spatial scaling issues in simulating soil thermal dynamics. Submitted to the Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres.

Zhuang, Q., V.E. Romanovsky, and A.D. McGuire. Incorporation of a Zhuang, Q., et al. Incorporation of a permafrost model into a large-scale ecosystem model: Comparison with measurements of atmospheric carbon dioxide in high latitudes. In preparation for the Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres

Manuscripts submitted

McFadden, J.P., W. Eugster, and F.S. Chapin, III. A regional study of the controls on water vapor and CO2 fluxes in arctic tundra. Ecology

Zimov, S.A., S.P. Davidov, G.M. Zimova, A.I. Davidova, F.S. Chapin, III, and M.C. Chapin, III. Submitted. Role of permafrost in the global atmospheric carbon budget. Nature.

Randerson, J.T., F.S. Chapin, III, J. Harden, J.C. Neff, and M.E. Harmon. Submitted. Net ecosystem production: A comprehensive measure of net carbon accumulation by ecosystems. Ecological Applications.

Books and non-journal publications 2001

Chapin, F.S., III, O. Sala, and E. Huber-Sannwald (eds). 2001. Global Biodiversity in a Changing Environment: Scenarios for the 21st Century. Springer-Verlag, New York.

Chapin, F.S., III, O. Sala, E. Huber-Sannwald, and R. Leemans. 2001. The future of biodiversity in a changing world. Pages 1-4 in F.S. Chapin, III, O. Sala, and E. Huber-Sannwald (eds). Global Biodiversity in a Changing Environment: Scenarios for the 21st Century. Springer-Verlag, New York.

Gitay, H., S. Brown, W. Easterling, B. Jallow, J. Antle, M. Apps, R. Beamish, F.S. Chapin, III, W. Cramer, J. Frangi, J. Laine, L. Erda, J. Magnuson, I. Noble, J. Price, T. Prowse, O. Sirotenko, T. Root, E.-D. Schulze, B. Sohngen, F.-F. Soussana. 2001. Ecosystems and their goods and services. Pages 235-342 in Climate Change 2001: Impacts Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Cambridge University Press. Cambridge.

Jonasson, S., F.S. Chapin, III, and G.R. Shaver. 2001. Biogeochemistry in the arctic: Patterns, processes and controls. Pages 139-150 In E.-D. Schulze, M. Heimann, S.P. Harrison, E.A. Holland, J.J. Lloyd, I.C. Prentice, and D. Schimel, eds. Global biogeochemical cycles in the climate system. Academic Press, San Diego.

McFadden, J.M., G.E. Liston, M. Sturm, R.A. Pielke, Sr., and F.S. Chapin, III. 2001. Interactions of shrubs and snow in arctic tundra: measurements and models. in Soil-vegetation-atmosphere transfer schemes and large-scale hydrological models. pages 317-325 in H. Dolman, J. Pomeroy, T. Oki, and A. Hall (editors). International Association of Hydrological Sciences, Wallingford, U.K.

Walker, M.D., W.A. Gould, and F.S. Chapin, III. 2001. Scenarios of biodiversity changes in arctic and alpine tundra. Pages 83-100 in F.S. Chapin, III, O. Sala, and E. Huber-Sannwald (eds). Global Biodiversity in a Changing Environment: Scenarios for the 21st Century. Springer-Verlag, New York.

Zimov, S.A., Y.V. Voropaev, S.P. Davydov, G.M. Zimova, A.I. Davydova, F.S. Chapin, III, and M.C. Chapin. 2001. Flux of methane from North Siberian aquatic systems: Influence on atmospheric methane. Pages 511-524 In R. Paepe and V. Melnikov (Eds.) Permafrost Response on Economic Development, Environmental Security and Natural Resources. Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Hague.

In press

Chapin, F.S., III, P.A. Matson, and H.A. Mooney. In press. Principles of Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecology. Springer-Verlag, New York.

Presentations 2001

Kane, D.L., L.D. Hinzman, W. Oechel, F.S. Chapin, III, and J. McNamara. 2001. Coupled surface water and energy fluxes in the Alaskan Arctic. IGBP International Science Conference, Amsterdam.

Lynch, A., Serreze, M., Beringer, J. and Slater, A. 2001. Asynchronous Coupling between the Arctic Front and Northern Treeline: Implications for Global Change, Proceedings Second Wadati Conference on Global Change and Polar Climate, Tsukuba Science City, Japan, March 7-9, 2001.

References for the Cherskii region

Andreev, V.N. (ed.) 1980. Vegetation and soils of the subarctic tundras. Akademia Nauk, Siberian Branch, Novosibirsk, 204 pp., ISBN 5-7623-0766-3

Andreev, V.N. and T.F. Galaktionova. 1993. Productivity of fodder vegetation of Yakutsk tundras. Yakutia Institute of Biology, Akademia Nauk, Siberian Branch, Yakutsk, 116 pp., ISBN 5-7623-0766-3

Berman, D.I. (ed.) 2001. Cold steppes of north-east Asia. Institute of Biological Problems of the North, FEB-RAN, Magadan, 183 pp., ISBN 5-7442-1268-X

Davidov, S.P. and A.N. Butsenko. 1992. Dynamics of heat transfer in cryogenic soils of north-east Yakutia. In: D.A. Gilichinsky (ed.) Proc. 1st Int. Conf. On Cryopedology. Akademia Nauk, Pushchino Research Centre, Pushchino, pp. 180-184.

Egorova, A.A. 1994. Biological features of tussock-forming sedges in the subarctic tundra of Yakutia. Yakutia Institute of Biology, Akademia Nauk, Siberian Branch, Yakutsk, 116 pp., ISBN 5-7623-0856-1

Gavrilova, M.K. 1992. Formation of soil-ground temperatures in the drained lake depressions in subarctic Yakutia. In: D.A. Gilichinsky (ed.) Proc. 1st Int. Conf. On Cryopedology. Akademia Nauk, Pushchino Research Centre, Pushchino, pp. 262-267.

Grishkin, I.B. 1995. Litter decomposition in the main plant communities of the Upper Kolyma Basin. Russian Journal of Ecology 26:6-9.

Karpov, N.S. 1991. Influence of reindeer grazing on the pasture vegetation of the subarctic tundra of Yakutia. Yakutia Institute of Biology, Akademia Nauk, Siberian Branch, Yakutsk, 116 pp., ISBN 5-7623-01524

Krivoshchekov, V.S. 1998. Natural stability of gentle tundra slopes during the disturbance of topsoil by thermal amelioration. Cryosphera Zemli 2(2):18-25.

Lapshina, E.D. and E.Y. Muldiyarov. 1997. Flora of vascular vegetation in the environs the settlement of Deputatskii. Botanicheskii Zhurnal 82(3):107-118.

Maksimovich, S.V. 1998. Ecology of steppe soils and vegetation in the extreme north-east of Yakutia. Cryosphera Zemli 2(2):26-32.

Maksimovich, S.V. and A.N. Butsenko. 1993. Soil-geobotanical characteristics of flood plains in the eastern sector of the Arctic. In: D.A. Gilichinsky (ed.) Post-Seminar Proceedings Joint Russian-American Seminar on Cryopedology and Global Change. Akademia Nauk, Pushchino Research Centre, Pushchino, pp. 116-121.

Matveeva, I.P. 1993. Pushitsa mnogokoloskovaya (Eriophorum angustifolium ) and Arctophila ryzhevataya (Arctophila fulva) in of the River Kolyma. Yakutia Institute of Biology, Akademia Nauk, Siberian Branch, Yakutsk, 103 pp., ISBN 5-7623-0728

Panikov, N.S. and V.V. Zelenev. 1992. Emission of CO2 and CH4 from northern wetlands to the atmosphere: dynamics, controlling factors and tentative mechanisms. In: D.A. Gilichinsky (ed.) Proc. 1st Int. Conf. On Cryopedology. Akademia Nauk, Pushchino Research Centre, Pushchino, pp. 208-215.

Perfil'yeva, V.I., L.V. Teterina and N.S. Karpov. 1991. Vegetation cover of the tundra zone of Yakutia. Yakutia Institute of Biology, Akademia Nauk, Siberian Branch, Yakutsk, 192 pp., ISBN 5-7623-0289-X

Pustovoytov, K. 1998. Pedogenic carbonate cutans as a record of the Holocene history of relic tundra-steppes of the Upper Kolyma valley (north-eastern Asia). Catena 34:185-195.

Smith, C.A.S., D.K. Swanson, J.P. Moore, R.J. Ahrens, J.G. Bockheim, J.M. Kimble, G.G. Mazhitova, C.L. Ping and C. Tarnocai. 1995. A description and classification of soils and landscapes of the lower Kolyma River, northeastern Russia. Polar Geography and Geology 19:107-126.

Yurtsev, B.A. 1981. Relict steppe complexes of north-east Asia. Nauk, Novosibirsk, 168 pp.

Zaslavskaya, T.M. and V.V. Petrovsky. 1994. Flora of vascular vegetation in the environs of Cherskii. Botanicheskii Zhurnal 79(2):65-79.

Zimov, S.A., S.P. Davydov, Yu.V. Voropayev, S.F. Prosyannikov and I.P. Semiletov. 1993. The CO2 monitored fluxes from northern terrestrial ecosystems. In: D.A. Gilichinsky (ed.) Post-Seminar Proceedings Joint Russian-American Seminar on Cryopedology and Global Change. Akademia Nauk, Pushchino Research Centre, Pushchino, pp. 350-359.